Plant Care Flatbud Prickly Poppy

Flatbud Prickly Poppy

Also known as

flatbud prickly poppy and chicalote

Taxonomy

Argemone munita
Argemone
Papaveraceae
Ranunculales

How to care for Flatbud Prickly Poppy

Water

How often to water your Flatbud Prickly Poppy

Water needs for Flatbud Prickly Poppy
0.5 cups
every 9

Flatbud Prickly Poppy needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Flatbud Prickly Poppy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Flatbud Prickly Poppy: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Flatbud Prickly Poppy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Flatbud Prickly Poppy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Flatbud Prickly Poppy in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Flatbud Prickly Poppy

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Flatbud Prickly Poppy: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Flatbud Prickly Poppy after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Flatbud Prickly Poppy

Flatbud Prickly Poppy


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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